M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

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Our Master of Science programme  is a versatile degree that provides students with the optimal balance between a defined sequence of study and flexible course options.

Biotechnology is a field of applied biology that involves the use of living organisms and bioprocesses in engineering, technology, medicine and other fields requiring bioproducts. Biotechnology is the science for this century drawing upon  the sciences of biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, computers, and information technology to develop next generation scientific breakthroughs and products.

Our unique programme will give you an understanding of the basis of Plant Tissue Culture Technology, Bioinformatics, Genomics as well as Animal, Food, Agriculture and Forest Biotechnology.

Program Code best BRT  MSCBT
Duration Min. Duration 2 Years
Max. Duration 4 Years
Eligibility Criteria Graduate in related fields

Tuition Fees per annum 24,000/-

Applicable 2013 onwards (for earlier batches please refer to Older Syllabus)

YEAR I

Course Code

Course Title

Theory/ Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

BIO16102

Cell Biology

70

30

3

MBL16108

Microbiology

70

30

3

MBL16109

Immunology

70

30

3

BCH16108

Biochemistry

70

30

4

GNT16102

Genetic Engineering

70

30

4

BCH16109

Animal Cell Biotechnology

70

30

4

MBL16110

Molecular Biology and Genomics

70

30

3

BIO16102P

Cell Biology (P)

35

15

2

MBL16109P

Immunology (P)

35

15

2

GNT16102P

Genetic Engineering (P)

35

15

2

BCH16109P

Animal Cell Biotechnology (P)

35

15

2

Total

900

32

 

YEAR II

Course Code

Course Title

Theory / Practical

Continuous Assessment (Internals)

Credits

BOX16202

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics

70

30

4

BOT16207

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

70

30

3

BOT16208

Plant Biotechnology

70

30

4

BOT16209

Bioprocess Engineering and Technology

70

30

4

BOT16210

Environmental Biotechnology

70

30

3

BOX16202P

Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (P)

35

15

4

BOT16208P

Plant Biotechnology (P)

35

15

2

BOT16209P

Bioprocess Engineering and Technology (P)

35

15

2

DSR16201

Research Project/ Dissertation

200

4

Total

850

30

Our M.Sc. in Biotechnology degree is one of the most versatile degrees you can obtain because of the fundamental nature of the discipline, and also because it can be combined with so many other sciences, leading to powerful and sought-after skills.

After the completion of our programme, you will find a challenging career in biotechnology companies, research organisations and government. There is a huge demand for skilled biotechnologists.  Exciting career possibilities in Human Health Careers,Veterinary Medicine, Animal Science, Livestock Production, Agriculture , Plant Science, Law Enforcement, Energy,  Production Biotechnology and Product companies.

Common job profiles of students after completing M.Sc. in Biotechnology  include:

Research & Development Associate, Greenhouse Assistant, Environmental Health and Safety Specialist, Quality Control Analyst, Clinical Research Administrator, Clinical Data Specialist , Clinical Research Associate, Manufacturing Research Associate, Biochemical Development Engineer, Crime Lab Technician, Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical Sales, Senior Research Scientist, Biotechnology Laboratory Technician and Bioinformatician.